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Searchers Scale Back Efforts To Find Missing Truck Driver
KINSTON, N.C. (AP) — Authorities have scaled back the search for a truck driver who disappeared after his rig skidded off a highway in Kinston and into the Neuse River. The News & Observer of Raleigh reports the westbound tractor-trailer crashed through a concrete guardrail in the left lane of U.S.
Goldsboro Police Department files 87 charges against four individuals
Four individuals from Kinston are facing multiple felony charges after allegedly stealing two vehicles and breaking into 14 others in Goldsboro early Monday morning. An investigation led to 87 total charges filed against the individuals who were identified as Jayquon Marquis Nobles, 22, 110 W. Shine
Suspects Arrested For Numerous Vehicle B&Es
Four suspects are taken into custody for a string of Goldsboro vehicle break-ins and thefts. On Monday, officers with the Goldsboro Police Department responded to the Bradbury Apartments on the 500 block of W. New Hope Road. A citizen had reported four people in black clothing were breaking into veh
The Lovick's Cafe Athletes of the Week
Styles helped the Vikings win a pair of road games last week, dropping 11 points in a 77-52 victory over Greenville Rose on Dec. 5 before the sophomore poured in 24 against First Flight in a 73-53 win three days later.
U.S. 70 In Kinston Reopens To Traffic
The U.S. 70 bridge in Kinston is open to traffic after crews deemed it safe for drivers. A crash involving a tractor trailer that went through a bridge rail barrier along the westbound lanes and into the Neuse River happened around 4 a.m. Sunday, closing the highway. Crews were able to remove the tr
Flash Flood Watch Issued For Friday & Saturday
A Flash Flood Watch has been issued for areas of Central and Eastern North Carolina, including Wayne and Lenoir Counties. The National Weather Service says heavy rain is expected to develop across the area Friday afternoon and continue into Saturday.
Trunk packed with historic treasures donated to museum
GRIFTON — A trunk hidden in an attic has provided a wealth of information on World War II. Bette McCotter Koon was 8 years old when her mother, Sallie, married Naval cook Robert Bruce Johnson.
Kinston car crash sends two to hospital
KINSTON, Lenoir County — Two people were taken to the hospital after a car accident in Kinston. The accident happened around 11:40 a.m. in front of Tony's Friendly Mart on the corner of Vernon Ave. and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Neuse River To Approach Flood Stage Near Goldsboro
The Neuse River in Wayne County is not expected to flood following this latest batch of wintry precipitation. As of Tuesday morning’s report from the National Weather Service, the Neuse River near Goldsboro is expected to crest around 17 feet on Friday, just below minor flood stage which begins at 1
Drug Task Force Arrests Heroin Trafficking Suspects
For the last several months, members of the Goldsboro/Wayne County Drug Task Force have been investigating the alleged drug trafficking activities of 29-year-old Rashad J. Burt of Goldsboro. On Tuesday, members of the Drug Task Force along with members of the Goldsboro Police Department’s Housing Un
Photos With Santa and Elf Gift Shop at Kinston Community Center Wednesday
Santa Claus will be back in town Wednesday. The Kinston Community Center will be the destination, as photos with Santa will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. for the second and final day. Parents are encouraged to bring their cameras for the sixth annual event, which is free to the public.
The North Carolina Election Fraud Scandal Keeps Getting Worse
The midterms were a month and a half ago, but the fight’s not over in North Carolina, where Republican House candidate Mark Harris’ 9th District election campaign is under investigation over allegations that an aide kept absentee ballots from being returned. Harris beat his opponent, Democrat Dan Mc
Video of Possible UFO Lights Off North Carolina Coast Now Going Viral
An unidentified flying object was just filmed and uploaded to YouTube by a fisherman on the North Carolina coast. According to ‘CRLarkin’, his video shows “Stationary orange lights in the sky. Seen east off of Cape Lookout on 11/13/18, roughly between 9-10PM Eastern.”
KARE helping family move forward after Hurricane Matthew
KINSTON, Lenoir County — It's been a little over two years since Hurricane Matthew blew through Eastern North Carolina. For one family in Kinston, the process seems like a lot longer.
Slain North Carolina teen 'might be alive' if authorities hadn't overlooked evidence from 2016 case, prosecutor says
LUMBERTON, N.C. -- (WGHP) -- The kidnapping and killing of 13-year-old Hania Aguilar may have been prevented if authorities had properly handled DNA evidence from a separate case last year, a North Carolina prosecutor said.
Pitt CC gets the better of Lenoir CC in second matchup
Pitt Community College’s Reginald Clark goes up for two of his team-high 19 points in a 96-82 win over Lenoir Community College Wednesday. Photo by William “Bud” Hardy / Neuse News.
Former Wayne County football coach arrested for involvement in 'illegal drug activity'
GOLDSBORO, N.C. (WNCN) - A Wayne County former instructional assistant and football coach has been arrested "for his involvement in illegal drug activity" taking place on school properties, according to officials.
Kennedy Home decorated for the holidays
KINSTON, N.C. (WNCT) - The Kennedy Home is a special place dedicated to Christmas Past. It's all decked out for the holidays as part of a decades long tradition being upheld by the Baptist Children's Home in Kinston.
Tractor-Trailer Driver Missing After Crashing Into The Neuse River During Winter Storm
Divers in North Carolina have been searching for a missing driver whose tractor-trailer crashed through a guardrail and into a river during a massive winter storm. WRAL-TV reports that five members of a dive team searched the Neuse River in Kinston, North Carolina, for a missing truck driver Sunday.
TUESDAY UPDATE (6 P.M.): Search for driver of submerged tractor-trailer halted because of darkness
Lenoir County Fire Marshal Dustin Burkett, center, provides an update to Neuse News Publisher B.J. Murphy, right, and Editor Bryan Hanks Monday afternoon. The search for the driver of a tractor trailer that went off U.S. 70 into the Neuse River early Sunday morning continued Tuesday.